Velroy and the Madischie Mafia

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  • Copyright: 2009-08-31
  • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
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Sy Hoahwah is Yappituka Comanche/Southern Arapaho. He holds a M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Arkansas. His poetry has appeared in publications such as Shenandoah, Indiana Review, Yellow Medicine Review, Red Ink, and SAIL: Studies of American Indian Literature, as well as winning an award from the Academy of American Poets. Velroy and the Madischie Mafia is his first full-length book. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Madischie Mafiap. 2
Comanche Countyp. 3
Colors of the Comanche Nation's Flagp. 6
Snakep. 8
He Was a Rollin '20p. 9
The Other Creation Story of Supermanp. 11
NDN Wayp. 13
Cedarp. 14
Account of the Lost Valley Fight, 1873p. 15
Shakespearep. 16
Jailp. 19
Family Tree, or Comanches and Cars Don't Mixp. 20
Handwritten Notes in a Bible . . . May 4thp. 22
Translated in English, Our Last Name Meansp. 23
Crow Childp. 24
White Clayp. 25
On County Road 51p. 26
Black Starp. 27
Beef Issuep. 28
Ouija Board Bluesp. 29
Purep. 30
After the Floodp. 31
Handwritten Notes in a Bible . . . June 30thp. 32
Spotted Owlp. 33
Of Arranged Marriages and Comanche Wivesp. 34
Comanche Band Haikusp. 36
Dismantled Horsesp. 38
Ode to Loobeyp. 39
Lairp. 40
Handwritten Notes in a Bible . . . July 4thp. 41
Red Riverp. 42
Walking Home without Cigarettesp. 45
Battle of Dirty Shame, OKp. 46
Plum Bayou Combinationsp. 48
Handwritten Notes in a Bible . . . August 13thp. 49
Penathukap. 50
Moment at the 2004 Miss Indian USA Pageant . . .p. 52
Anchor-Screws of Culturep. 53
Of the Owl's Tellingp. 54
Comancheriap. 56
Alightp. 57
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